Sibylle Grebe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Torrance, CA

Conover & Grebe, LLP
 | 3424 West Carson Street, Suite 320
Torrance, CA 90503-5717
Phone: 310-776-9028
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German
Attorney Profile

Estate planning matters require personalized attention and a keen understanding of state and federal laws. For decades, Sibylle Grebe has been helping people in Torrance, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles and Redondo Beach, California, to develop solutions for issues surrounding probate and conservatorships. As a partner at Conover & Grebe, LLP, she has worked with a number of families needing assistance with the following: trust administration, elder abuse, wills, special needs planning and pet trusts.

Ms. Grebe's legal career is rooted in her diverse education. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from California State University Long Beach before receiving a Juris Doctor from the Southwestern Law School in 1989. She also holds an estate planning certificate of achievement from Emory University. She also is Fluent in German.

Her legal knowledge and years of experience enables Ms. Grebe to collaborate with clients in designing a sound strategy that targets their goals. Her customized approach has resulted in a number of successes, for which Ms. Grebe has earned honors such as recognition in Lawyer Monthly's Women in Law 2015; an Avvo "Superb" rating; inclusion in The National Advocates: Top 100; and earning Healthcare and Elder Law Programs' Legacy Award.

Ms. Grebe enjoys presenting to peers and other audiences about her experience as an estate planning attorney. In addition to these lectures, she is active with several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the South Bay Bar Association. Ms. Grebe also holds memberships in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., the Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys and the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (100%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018

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About Sibylle Grebe

Admitted: 1989, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.grebeprobatelaw.com/About/Sibylle-Grebe.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Women in Law, Lawyer Monthly Magazine, 2015
  • Legacy Award, H.E.L.P. (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs), 2013
  • Super Lawyer, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • South Bay Bar Association - President, 2017
  • Bench Bar Committee Member representing the South Bay Bar Association, 2016
  • South Bay Bar Association, President-Elect, 2016
  • South Bay Bar Association, Vice - President, 2015
  • South Bay Bar Association, Treasurer, 2014
  • South Bay Bar Association, Board of Directors, Secretary, 2013
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trust & Estate's Executive Committee, 2011 to Present
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys, Member and Former President
  • California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, and the Elder Law Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • California, 1989
  • National Guardianship Association, Center for Guardianship Certification Exam Development Committee, Member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
  • International Guardianship Network, Member, 2013 to present
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2014 to present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member, 1990 to present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral & Information Service Advisory Committee, Co-Chair, 2008 to 2010
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral & Information Service Advisory Committee, Member, 2005 to present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2002 to present
  • Women's Lawyer Association of Los Angeles, Former Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • H.E.L.P. (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs, a non-profit organization), Chair, 2011
  • Probate Volunteer Panel of Attorneys for the Los Angeles Superior Court since 2004
  • Guardianship Volunteer Project
  • Long Beach Pro Per Guardianship, Panel Member, 2012 to present
  • H.E.L.P. (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs, a non-profit organization), Board of Directors, 2008 to 2011
  • Pro Bono Probate Settlement Program Volunteer Settlement Officer
  • OPICA (Optimistic People in a Caring Environment, a non-profit, state licensed adult care center dedicated to helping memory-impaired adults and their families), Former Director

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presented seminars to the senior community in the South Bay area of Los Angeles regarding Probate, Wills and Trusts and what they are and how they can be used to help seniors plan for the estates. , Speaker, Probate, Wills & Trusts, H.E.L.P., Non-Profit Senior Advocacy, 2016
  • A presentation to seniors on behalf of the Stray Cat Alliance regarding the importance of including pets in estate planning including Pet Trusts, and the consequences of non-planning., Speaker, Pet Trusts, Stray Cat Alliance, 2016
  • Speaker, Associations for the Support and Protection of Vulnerable Adults, International Guardianship Network Adult Guardianship Conference, 2016
  • Seminar discussing the disasterous results of not planning for your estate and remedies for resolving them. , Speaker, Orange County Paralegal Association, 2005
  • Comcast Community Access Cable TV production "Senior Living"

Educational Background:

  • California State University Long Beach, B.A., Economics, 1984
  • Emory University, Estate Planning Certification of Achievement
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Office Location for Sibylle Grebe

3424 West Carson Street
Suite 320
Torrance, CA 90503-5717

Phone: 310-776-9028

 

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Last Updated: 8/22/2017

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